Today's News

  • Ride ends in Cedar Key


  • Candidate forum is Tuesday


    A candidate forum moderated by Dr. Earl Starnes will be held at the Cedar Key Community Center on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. The format calls for prepared questions and some from the audience to be used. 

    The event, sponsored by the Cedar Key Lions Club and the Cedar Key News, is open to the public. 

  • Volunteers help clean the coast


  • Former mayor fills vacant seat

    Former Cedar Key Mayor Heath Davis was chosen to fill the unexpired term on the City Commission by the four remaining members on Tuesday evening. 


    Beth Davis may be retiring from the Levy County School Board in November to make way for “new blood” but she is not slowing down.

  • Commission approves some compromise on assessment

    Property owners will be billed higher assessments for fire and emergency medical services in their 2012 tax bills. 

    On Tuesday evening, before a full room, the Levy County Commission approved a $90 residential assessment for fire services by a 4-1 vote with Commissioner Mike Joyner of Morriston (R-District 1) dissenting and $119 residential assessment for EMS by a unanimous vote.

  • FWC makes it easier for Florida veterans

    Florida veterans wishing to enter the commercial fishing industry may soon be able to do so more easily thanks to changes made at the Sept. 5-6 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) meeting in Tampa.

    These changes are anticipated to take effect on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2012.

    The Commission implemented a new program that will modify income requirements for Florida veterans seeking a commercial restricted species endorsement license.

  • Trophy bass tagging study already revealing

    Trophy bass tagging study already revealing

    This past spring, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) biologists tagged 136 trophy largemouth bass greater than eight pounds in Florida’s public waters. Each trophy bass had a yellow plastic dart tag inserted into the back of the fish just below the dorsal (back) fin.

    Each tag has a unique number that identifies a monetary reward value and information on how to report catches.

  • Al Macri will face Joyner for District 3 seat

    In a candidacy announcement, Macri wrote:

    “Hello, my name is Al Macri and I am asking for your vote and support as I am running for Levy County Commissioner District 3, which is being vacated by Marsha Drew. 

    “I am 57 years old and came to Levy County from Palm Beach County in 1981. I live in Morriston with my wife, Etter Brooks Macri, who was born in Montbrook.

  • Cindy Roach announces candidacy for superintendent

    Dear Citizens of Levy County,

    Our children are our future, and they deserve an education that will best prepare them to make an honest living and to fulfill their dreams. 

    Our children deserve knowledgeable and inspired teachers in the classroom. Our children, teachers, staff, administrators, and our communities deserve a knowledgeable leader who has a vision for the future of education in Levy County.